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Word: poseur

Definition: person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose


More Vocab Words

::: refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
::: amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
::: unique - without an equal; single in kind
::: laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
::: referendum - direct vote by all the people
::: eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
::: disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.